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Full text of "XB-47D Stratojet Characteristics Summary, 6 November 1952"

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EXPERIMENTAL 



BOMBER XB-47D 





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BOEING 



<Ving area. 
,Ving Span. 



.1428 sq ft Length 106.8 ft 

...116.0 ft Height , 27.9 ft 



AVAILABILITY 


PROCUREMENT 


Number available 


Number to be delivered in fiscal years 


ACTIVE 


RESERVE 


TOTAL 

























STATUS 


1. Design Initiated: Feb 51 

2. Contract Approval: Apr 51 

3. Mock-up: Jan 52 

4. First Flight: Aug 53 (est) 


5. First Acceptance: Feb 54 (est) 

6. Phase II contract for one prototype 
only. 

7. XB-47D developed from B-47B 


Navy Equivalent: None 


Mfr's Model: 



POWER PLANT 



(2) YT49-W-1 
Wright 
ENGINE RATINGS 

S.L.S. SHP - LB - RPM-MIN 
T.O. 9000 - 3450-8000-5 
Mil: 9000 - 3450-8000- 30 
Nor: 8250 - 3000-7700 -Cont 

plus 
(2) J47-GE-23 
General Electric 
S.L.S. LB - RPM - MIN 
Max: *6090 - 7950 - 5 
Mil: *5850 - 7800 - 30 
Nor: *5590 - 7630 - Cont 

* No inlet screens 



FEATURES 



Crew: c 
Cabin Pressurization 
Bicycle Landing Gear 
Reverse Thrust Props 
Anti-skid Brakes 
Emergency Brakes Para- 
chute 
Thermal Anti-icing 
Bombing & Navigation Radar 
Single Point Ground and 
Air to Air Refueling 



Max Fuel Cap: 17,325 gal 



ARM AM ENT 



Turrets: 1 
Guns: , ( 2 x 20mm 

Ammunition (total) 600 rds 
Max Bomb Load: 1x22,0001b 
Max Bomb Size: 22,000 lb 



Note: Airplane is to be de- 
livered as a test bed with no 
tactical equipment. Perf- 
ormance data shown is based 
on the airplane with tactical 
equipment installed. 



6 NOVEMBER 1952 



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XB-47D 



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27,700 FT. 



COMBAT RADIUS= 2655 



N. Miles 



PERFORMANCE 


COMBAT RADIUS 


COMBAT RANGE 


COMBAT SPEED 


i^. 6 J 5 naut. mi 
with 1 0, 000 lb pay load 

at 380 knots avg. 

in 14.15 hours. 


515 5 naut. mi 

with 10,000 lb pay load 
at 380 knots avg. 
in 13.65 hours. 


4 T 9 knots at 
35,000 ft alt, max power 


MAXIMUM SPEED 


5 2 2 knots at. 
12,000 ft alt, max power 


CLIMB 


CEILING 


TAKE- OFF 


O 3 fpm 

sea level, take-off weight 
maximum power 


3 5,600 ft 

100 fpm, take-off weight 
maximum power 


groun 

4 9 5 ft 

no assist 


d run 

ft 

assisted 


5 O 5 fpm 

sea level, combat weight 
maximum power 


41,300 ft 

500 fpm, combat weight 
maximum power 


over 50 f 

6 2 5 ft 

no assist 


t height 

ft 

assisted 


LOAD 


WEIGHTS 


STALLING SPEED 


Bombs: 10,000 lb 

Fuel: 13,019 gal 
protected 100 % 
droppable fc 
external % 


Empty 81,990 lb 

Combat... 123,200 lb 
Take - off 1 80,000 lb 
limited by strength 


1 4 knots 
flaps down, take-off weight 


TIME TO CLIMB 





NOTES 



PERFORMANCE BASIS: 

(a) Estimated data (not substantiated by VADC) 

(b) .T47-GE-23 engines inoperative during cruise 

(c) Performance as shown is for XB-47D after installation of tactical equipment 



2. REVISION BASIS: Initial Issue (Based on MIL-C -501 1) 



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